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March 25, 2018

"You have it in you to shout," Pope tells youth on Palm Sunday

By Michael Morrissey

"On this Palm Sunday, as we celebrate World Youth Day, we do well to hear Jesus’ answer to all those Pharisees past and present, even the ones of today: 'If these were silent, the very stones would cry out' (Lk 19:40)."Dear young people, you have it in you to shout.  It is up to you to opt for Sunday’s 'Hosanna!', so as not to fall into Friday’s 'Crucify him!'...  It is up to you not to keep quiet.  Even if other ...

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Pope Francis: .Atheists are all right!. In various ways the then new pontiff suggests a mind willing to defy convention.
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"On this Palm Sunday, as we celebrate World Youth Day, we do well to hear Jesus’ answer to all those Pharisees past and present, even the ones of today: 'If these were silent, the very stones would cry out' (Lk 19:40).

"Dear young people, you have it in you to shout.  It is up to you to opt for Sunday’s 'Hosanna!', so as not to fall into Friday’s 'Crucify him!'...  It is up to you not to keep quiet.  Even if others keep quiet, if we older people and leaders – so often corrupt – keep quiet, if the whole world keeps quiet and loses its joy, I ask you: Will you cry out?

"Please, make that choice, before the stones themselves cry out."



Authors Website: https://sites.google.com/site/michaeldavidmorrissey/

Authors Bio:

Former teacher, born in the US but longtime resident of Germany. Author of "Correspondence with Vincent Salandria," "Looking for the Enemy," "The Transparent Conspiracy," et al. and most recently "Chomsky, Prouty and Me."


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